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I have sore bruise halfway across the back of my knee. I noticed it yesterday after feeling sore pain. I did not injury it. Could this be a blood clot?

I have sore bruise halfway across the back of my knee. I noticed it yesterday after feeling sore pain. I did not injury it. Could this be a blood clot?

Blood clot?: doubtful. Have you been traveling? need more history to guide you. Perform a virtual consult to get more information and be able to help you. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Can a knee injury lead to blood clots?

Can a knee injury lead to blood clots?

Yes.: Especially if there is a lot of swelling associated with your injury, and if the swelling spreads into the lower leg. ...Read more

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I have a current knee injury. My foot is swollen, bruising, tingling. Should i be concerned about blood clots.

I have a current knee injury. My foot is swollen, bruising, tingling. Should i be concerned about blood clots.

Blood clot: Blood clot can be one of the complications from injury especially in lower extremity. I would encourage you to go to local emergency room to get a doppler to rule out blood clot and promtly treatment can help prevent further nerve damage due to complications. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Yesterday i had an awful pain in left knee. Lasted an hour. I had blood clots before. How could they find it now.

Yesterday i had an awful pain in left knee. Lasted an hour. I had blood clots before. How could they find it now.

DVT: It would be unusual for a blood clot to produce pain in the knee itself. Typically there is calf pain and tenderness and, at times, swelling of the leg. An ultrasound of the leg could diagnose the blood clot if it was present. ...Read more

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What could u do for possible blood clots that effect your knees and legs?

What could u do for possible blood clots that effect your knees and legs?

Prevention? : Prevention in the hospital setting consists of a sequential compression device which squeezes the calf intermittently and a shot of a blood thinner. Walking is ye best prevention, but other measures are taken depending on risks factors. Treatment for a known blood clot is thinning of the blood with medication (warfarin/coumadin). ...Read more

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I have a pea sized lump on the back of my knee under the skin. Dark shade above it. Movable. Scared of blood clots as I have been traveling.

I have a pea sized lump on the back of my knee under the skin. Dark shade above it. Movable. Scared of blood clots as I have been traveling.

Synovial cysts: What you described is likely to be a synovial cyst, (Baker's cyst) and you may leave it alone. If it get too big to cause interference with walking or become a cosmetic issue, see your doctor. It is not likely to be a blood clot. You may consult this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/tc/bakers-cyst-topic-overview ...Read more

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Would xray show blood clots in the knee since my mom has effusion?

Would xray show blood clots in the knee since my mom has effusion?

See answer: Knee xrays do not characterize the veins. Ultrasound would be best to identify a lower extremity vascular thrombus (blood clot). ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more